Woman in her 40s sustains head injuries after being hit by a car in Wisbech

PUBLISHED: 10:55 03 April 2018 | UPDATED: 10:55 03 April 2018

A woman in her 40s has sustained serious head injuries after being struck by a car in Wisbech this morning (April 3). Photo: Ian Carter

A woman in her 40s has sustained serious head injuries after being struck by a car in Wisbech this morning (April 3). Photo: Ian Carter

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A woman in her 40s has sustained serious head injuries after being struck by a car this morning (Tuesday April 3) in Wisbech.

A woman in her 40s has sustained serious head injuries after being struck by a car in Wisbech this morning (April 3). Photo: Ian Carter  A woman in her 40s has sustained serious head injuries after being struck by a car in Wisbech this morning (April 3). Photo: Ian Carter

The incident happened on Cromwell Road at around 5.50am, closing the road from the Southbrink junction.

A Magpas Air Ambulance rapid response team, EEAST Ambulance paramedic crew and Cambridgeshire police were on scene.

A spokesman for Magpas said: “Doctor Richard Booker, Paramedic Alex Pearce and Doctor Lee Soomaroo arrived in Wisbech via a Magpas Air Ambulance rapid response vehicle.

“The Magpas enhanced medical team assessed the patient (in her 40’s) who had sustained a head injury and gave the woman advanced pain relief at the scene (providing her with A&E level care).

“The doctor and paramedic team then accompanied the patient to Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Kings Lynn, where she was in a stable condition upon arrival.”

A police spokesman said: “Cromwell road, wisbech is currently closed at the junction of Southbrink to Weasenham Lane following a Road Traffic Collision access to Oldfield Lane is only possible from Weasenham Lane side.

“A woman has been taken to hospital with serious injuries.

“Anyone who witnessed the collision is asked to call 101 quoting CC-03042018-0043.”

The road is now open and traffic is running smoothly.

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